Raised Bed Gardening. I love this layout. The stones create a pathway through the garden. Climbing plants can be planted along the trellis. Flowers can be planted along the path. Herbs and veggies can be planted in the raised garden beds, and are protected from little critters eating them before you do!

Raised garden beds have many advantages, ranging from saving wear and tear on your back to giving your plants better air circulation and more sunlight. However, you dont have to nail lengths of lumber together to make a raised garden bed. Some of the most attractive, easy-to-use raised beds are made from containersand among the most versatile containers are galvanized steel troughs designed to hold water for farm animals. If you dont want to spring for the cost of a new trough, check your …

264929967I remember a few years ago, when I only had a couple of raised garden beds, how determined I was to grow just about every vegetable there is in the tiny space. I would order way too many seeds, plant everything way too close to each other, and attempt to grow a spring, summer, and…Read More »